Bell’s Palsy Treatment. Steroids, steroids, steroids…but what about acyclovir? No. Steroids, steroids… Alpha blockers and Renal Colic. NIV for pulmonary edema. Uncomfortable? Check. Life-saving? Check Decreases the need to intubate the tachypneic, flushed, diaphoretic, hypoxic, morbidly obese patient? Check.
Chief Resident, Michael del Castillo-Hegyi aka “Dash”, and Chair Tony Seupaul discuss the merits and risks of good ol’ Vitamin H in the agitated patient and discuss the Cochrane Group’s take on the subject. They also delve into various agitation “cocktails”, their length of action, and complications.